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Further observations on voltaic combinations. In a letter addressed to Michael Faraday. . .

DANIELL, John Frederic (1790-1845).

Published by Richard and John E. Taylor, 1837., In: Philosophical Transactions of the Royal Society of London. For the year MDCCCXXXVII, Vol. 127, Part I [with Part II]. London, 1837
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In: Philosophical Transactions of the Royal Society of London. For the year MDCCCXXXVII, Vol. 127, Part I [with Part II]. London:: Richard and John E. Taylor, 1837., 1837. Two parts in one volume. 304 x 242 mm. 4to. Pages 141-160. [Entire volume: x, [2], (1)-178, [4]; vi, (179)-258, 347-363, [1 blank], 427-446, [4] pp.] Tables, 1 engraved plate. Early green cloth (ca. 1909), printed paper spine label, original plain blue wrappers to Part I bound in; lightly rubbed, head of spine chipped. Bookplate of the Plainfield Public Library, Plainfield, New Jersey, rubber stamps on edges. SIGNED "Dr. Olbers, Bremen" in ink on original top wrapper. Very good. Further letter from Daniell to Faraday (Wheeler lists six letters, 1836-1842) in which Daniell presents his battery and defends the chemical theory of the voltaic cell. PROVENANCE: Heinrich Wilhem Matthias Olbers (1758-1840) practiced medicine in Bremen and was held in great esteem by his contemporaries, especially for his work in the field of astronomy, which he pursued as an avocation and in which he made significant contributions. His correspondents included Carl Friedrich Gauss (1792-1878), Friedrich Wilhem Bessel (1784-1846), Johann Franz Encke (1791-1865), Anton von Schroter (1802-1875), and other astronomers. See: DSB, X, pp. 197-199. REFERENCES: DNB, V, p. 483; DSB, III, p. 556-558; Partington, History of chemistry, IV, pp. 127, 685; Wheeler Gift Catalogue 2704 (page numbers in error). Bookseller Inventory # S4144

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Title: Further observations on voltaic combinations...

Publisher: Richard and John E. Taylor, 1837., In: Philosophical Transactions of the Royal Society of London. For the year MDCCCXXXVII, Vol. 127, Part I [with Part II]. London

Publication Date: 1837

Binding: Soft cover

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